October 28, 2004 9:32 AM PDT
AMD debuts low-cost Net device
As reported earlier, AMD's Personal Internet Communicator is designed to provide Net connectivity and Windows-based computing for consumers in emerging economies.
AMD said the device will be marketed by the Tata Group in five Indian cities, while CRC will work with distributors in Mexico to offer it with educational software. Cable & Wireless is deploying the device for disaster relief work in the Caribbean. AMD said it is talking with telecommunications companies and government organizations in other regions as well.
The device will sell for $185 with a keyboard, mouse and preinstalled software, while one with a monitor will cost $249, the company said.